Wild Weather Wreaks Havoc

5,000 Homes Blacked Out

Wild Weather Wreaks Havoc

It was a weekend of extremes across the Riverina, with the extreme heat of Friday and Saturday followed by wild storms cutting power to thousands of homes across the city, also causing home phone and internet outages.

The SES in Wagga recieved more than 80 calls for help on Saturday night, which they were still working through yesterday.

Meantime in Stockinbingal, 20 Rural Fire Service tankers from across the region fought a grass fire near Grogan Road.